World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


#ProtectOurJournalists

Great strides have been made to raise awareness about the prevalence and dangers of harassment in the newsroom. However, gender-based violence continues to be one of the most common violations in the workplace, with online harassment becoming an increasingly pervasive problem for women journalists.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-31 10:42

Directors from 10 Mexican regional media outlets and representatives of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) met with authorities from the Secretary of the Interior (SEGOB) and the Attorney General’s Office (PGR) to express their concerns regarding the current crisis affecting journalism and to discuss the measures announced by the government to address it.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-05-31 09:51

Pressures on journalists and media organisations are designed to reduce transparency and accountability in society. Usually it means powerful interests have something to hide from public view. Ultimately, media need to do more to convince public opinion that such targeting is an attack on common values and will not be tolerated.

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Andrew Heslop

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2017-04-28 13:28

Without reporters to cover stories from conflict zones, some of the most imminently important stories from around the world would not get the coverage they deserve. But the risks to reporters have not lessened in recent years. Conflict reporters face harassment, kidnapping, assault and even murder in their quest for information.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2017-04-27 11:16

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-04-29 16:22

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